CBB: All-NSIC Basketball Teams

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. - NSIC Player of the Year
#12 Cassie Askvig (F, 6-2, Jr., Minot, N.D. / Minot HS)
University of Mary
- Averaged 18 points per game and hauled down 9.3 rebounds per game
- Added 2.3 assists/game and shot 50.2 percent from the field and 46.4 percent from deep
- Ranks second in the NSIC in scoring, fourth in field goal percentage, fifth in free throw percentage, and sixth in rebounding
- Recorded nine double-doubles in NSIC play and reached double figure points in 20 of 22 NSIC match ups
- Askvig is the first UMary women’s basketball player to win NSIC Player of the Year honors
- Recorded career highs in points (34) and rebounds (20) against Wayne State this season
- Askvig has 1,079 career points and 605 rebounds and ranks 17th all time in scoring and 11th in rebounding for UMary

NSIC Defensive Player of the Year
#23 Sammy Kozlowski (Sr., G, 5-9, New Berlin, Wis. / New Berlin Eisenhower HS)
University of Minnesota Duluth
- Three-time member of the NSIC All-Defensive team
- Three-time All-Conference and an NSIC All-Freshmen Team honoree
- Led the NSIC with 63 steals and 2.7 steals per game in league play
- Recorded 26 points and eight steals, both collegiate highs, against UMary
- Third in league play in assists per game and in assist-to-turnover ratio
- Became a member of UMD’s 1,000 point club, sitting 15th all-time in scoring at 1,212 points
- Fourth all-time in steals (243) and sixth in assists (416) at UMD
- Ninth in total steals among active NCAA Division II players

NSIC Freshman of the Year
#12 Vishe’ Rabb (G, 5-9, Fr., Springfield, Minn. / Springfield HS)
Augustana University
- Averaged 11 points per game in 22 NSIC contests with 13 starts
- Averaged nearly 24 minutes per game while going 89-of-198 (44.9%) from the field
- Shot 34.5% from beyond the arc (20-58)
- Averaged 3.4 rebounds per game with 29 steals and 32 assists

NSIC Coach of the Year
Karla Nelson (19th Season)
Minnesota State University Moorhead
- Led MSUM to third straight NSIC regular-season title and 4th straight NSIC North title
- Guided MSUM to 19-3 mark in league play
- Named NSIC Coach of the Year for the fourth time and second time in past three seasons
- Led MSUM to fourth straight 20-win season, first time in school history MSUM has four straight seasons of 20 wins

2018-19 NSIC Women’s Basketball All-Conference Teams

First Team Pos. Ht. Yr. School Hometown
40 Shelby Selland C 6-2 Sr. Augustana Letcher, S.D.
40 Lindsay Dorr C 6-2 Sr. Concordia-St. Paul Rogers, Minn.
11 Anna Schmitt G 5-7 Sr. Concordia-St. Paul Waconia, Minn.
12 Cassie Askvig F 6-2 Jr. University of Mary Minot, N.D.
32 Gabbie Bohl C 6-2 Jr. University of Mary Minot, N.D.
15 Isieoma Odor C 6-1 Sr. Minnesota Crookston Bloomington, Minn.
23 Sammy Kozlowski PG 5-9 Sr. Minnesota Duluth New Berlin, Wis.
24 Kiley Borowicz G 5-8 So. MSU Moorhead Roseau, Minn.
51 Megan Hintz F 6-2 Jr. MSU Moorhead Rochester, Minn.
12 Jacky Volkert G 5-7 Sr. MSU Moorhead Arden Hills, Minn.
12 Kaely Hummel G 5-9 Jr. Sioux Falls Cherokee, Iowa
22 Erin Norling F 5-11 So. Wayne State Loretto, Minn.
Second Team Pos. Ht. Yr. School Hometown
22 Lynsey Prosser G 5-7 Sr. Augustana Sturgis, S.D.
42 Sarah Grow C 6-2 So. Minnesota Duluth Circle Pines, Minn.
30 Taylor Drost F 6-1 Jr. Minnesota State Menomonee Falls, Wis.
3 Maddie Wald G 5-7 Sr. Minot State Minot, N.D.
32 Brianna Kusler PG 5-9 Jr. Northern State Aberdeen, S.D.
22 Mariah Szymanski G 5-6 Jr. Sioux Falls Pulaski, Wis.
1 Meleah Reinhart G 5-9 So. SMSU New Ulm, Minn.
5 Caleigh Rodning F 5-10 Jr. SMSU Shakopee, Minn.
2 Tori Wortz G 5-8 So. St. Cloud State Hutchinson, Minn.
11 Mallie Doucette G 5-6 Sr. St. Cloud State Colfax, Wis.
2 Allie Pickrain G 5-7 So. Winona State Apple Valley, Minn.
10 Rachel Novotny C 6-2 Sr. Winona State New Berlin, Wis.

All-Defensive Team Pos. Ht. Yr. School Hometown
31 Hana Metoxen G 5-9 Jr. Augustana Apple Valley, Minn.
32 Gabbie Bohl C 6-2 Jr. University of Mary Minot, N.D.
23 Sammy Kozlowski PG 5-9 Sr. Minnesota Duluth New Berlin, Wis.
12 Jacky Volkert G 5-7 Sr. MSU Moorhead Arden Hills, Minn.
40 Nikki Kilboten C 6-1 So. St. Cloud State Eau Claire, Wis.

All-Freshmen Team Pos. Ht. Yr. School Hometown
12 Vishe’ Rabb G 5-9 Fr. Augustana Springfield, Minn.
24 Brooke Olson C 6-2 Fr. Minnesota Duluth Rice Lake, Wis.
30 Peyton Boom F 6-0 Fr. MSU Moorhead Barnesville, Minn.
4 Lexi Wadsworth F 5-11 Fr. Northern State Hayti, S.D.
45 Katrina Theis F 5-11 Fr. St. Cloud State Maple Grove, Minn.

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SIOUX FALLS, S.D. - NSIC Player of the Year
#20 Gage Davis (G/F, 6-4, 185, Sr., Bolingbrook, Ill. / Bolingbrook HS) - St. Cloud State
- First four-time First Team All-NSIC honoree in program history
- Second NSIC Player of the Year winner from SCSU (Matt Schneck – 2010)
- Is a 12-time NSIC North Player of the Week, including five-times this season
- In 22 conference games, racked up 584 points, averaged 26.5 points and 7.5 rebounds per game
- No. 2 in the NSIC in points per game (26.5), No. 5 in rebounds per game (7.5), No. 6 in field goal percentage (.538), No. 10 in assists (73/3.3), No. 10 in blocks (22/1.0), No. 3 in steals (32/1.5) and No. 2 in minutes (828/37.6) in NSIC play
- Overall, ranked No. 2 in the NSIC in scoring (25.1), No. 6 in rebounding (7.6), No. 9 in field goal percentage (.531), No. 17 in assists (87/3.1), No. 15 in blocks (25/.9), No. 5 in steals (37/1.3), and No. 3 in minutes (1033/36.9)
- NSIC’s all-time leading scorer with 1,932 points in 85 conference games
- St. Cloud State’s and the state of Minnesota’s all-time leading scorer with 2,496 points
- Holds eight other school records, including single-season points per game average (25.1), career field goals made (944), points scored by a freshman (570) and sophomore (743)

NSIC Defensive Player of the Year
#40 Sean Smith (F, 6-8, 195, Sr., Athens, Ga. / Canarias Basketball Academy) - St. Cloud State
- First St. Cloud State player to earn NSIC Defensive Player of the Year honors
- Led the NSIC and Division II in blocks (111) and blocks per game (4.0) throughout the season
- First player in program history to record 100 blocks in a single-season
- Broke the school record for career blocks (199), single-season blocks (111) and single-game blocks (8) as a senior in 2018-19
- In NSIC play, led the conference in blocks (78) and blocks per game (3.5); No. 5 in defensive rebounds (121), No. 5 in steals (30) and steals per game (1.4)
- Overall, led the NSIC in blocks (111) and blocks per game average (4.0) and was No. 10 in steals (34) and steals per game (1.2)
- Averaged career-high 13.4 points as a senior; scored 375 points and racked up 216 rebounds (167 defensive) in 2018-19

NSIC FRESHMAN OF THE YEAR
#21 A.J. Plitzuweit (G, 6-2, 165, Fr., Vermillion, S.D. / Vermillion HS) - Augustana
- Led all freshman in scoring at 15.8 points per game and he ranks 17th overall in the league points per game
- Ranks 6th in the NSIC in assists per game at 4.4 and is the only freshman in the top 15
- Stands 10th in the NSIC with a 1.9 assist/turnover ratio
- At 90.3 percent, stands fifth in the NSIC in conference free throw percentage
- Leads Augustana with 101 assists (4.1 per game)
- Ended regular season second on the team and 20th in the NSIC in scoring, averaging 14.6 points in all games
- His 88.9 percent overall free throw percentage currently ranks 5th all-time for a single-season in Augustana history

NSIC NEWCOMER OF THE YEAR
#15 Isaiah McKay (G, 6-2, 170, Sr., Brooklyn Park, Minn. / Park Center HS / UNK) - Concordia-St. Paul
- Ranked 11th in the NSIC in scoring in conference play at 17.3 points per game
- His 92.9% (22-65) from the free throw line in NSIC action ranked third
- Finished 15th in the league with 2.0 threes made per game in NSIC games
- Ranks second on the team with 18.4 points per game and 3.2 assists per game overall
- His 65 threes made lead the team as he’s knocked down 65-164 (39.6%) from deep and 182-390 (46.7%) from the field on the year
- His 90.5% (86-96) mark from the free throw line heading into the NSIC Tournament is on pace to be a single-season CSP record
- His 515 points scored are fourth-most in program history in a season
- NSIC Player of the Week on November 13

NSIC Coach of the Year
Paul Sather - Northern State
- Led the Wolves to second straight NSIC Overall and North Division Championships
- Named the NSIC Coach of the Year for the second year in a row
- Northern State led the league in scoring defense, scoring margin, 3-point field goal percentage defense, and assists
- NSU also ranked eighth in the nation in 3-point field goal percentage
- Recorded third straight 20+ win season for the Wolves
- Holds a career record of 279-150 and NSIC record of 172-96

First Team Pos. Ht. Yr. School Hometown
0 Harrison Cleary G 6’1 Jr. Minnesota Crookston Oak Creek, Wis.
10 Brandon Myer F 6’6 Jr. Minnesota Duluth Superior, Wis.
21 Cameron Kirksey F 6’7 Jr. Minnesota State Apple Valley, Minn.
41 Addison Park F 6’7 Sr. MSU Moorhead Sioux Falls, S.D.
0 Ian Smith PG 5’10 Sr. Northern State Champlin Park, Minn.
4 Trevon Evans G 6’0 Sr. Sioux Falls Wichita, Kan.
23 Drew Guebert F 6’9 Sr. Sioux Falls Apple Valley, Minn.
3 Ryan Bruggeman PG 6’0 Sr. SMSU Pelican Rapids, Minn.
20 Gage Davis G/F 6’4 Sr. St. Cloud State Bolingbrook, Ill.
1 Kendall Jacks F 6’4 Sr. Wayne State Bettendorf, Iowa

Second Team Pos. Ht. Yr. School Hometown
23 Matt Cartwright G 6’3 So. Augustana Sioux Falls, S.D.
23 Bryndan Matthews G 6’3 Sr. Concordia-St. Paul Eagan, Minn.
11 Sean Burns C 6’6 Sr. Minnesota Duluth Robbinsdale, Minn.
5 Travaun Coad G 6’1 Sr. MSU Moorhead Reading, Pa.
15 David Akibo F 6’7 Sr. Minot State London, England
23 Justin Decker F 6’7 Sr. Northern State Huron, S.D.
40 Sean Smith F 6’8 Sr. St. Cloud State Seville, Spain
10 Brindley Theisen G 6’3 Sr. St. Cloud State St. Cloud, Minn.
2 Trevin Joseph G 6’3 Sr. Wayne State Miami, Fla.
24 Kevion Taylor F 6’5 So. Winona State Milwaukee, Wis.

Honorable Mention Pos. Ht. Yr. School Hometown
21 AJ Plitzuweit G 6’2 Fr. Augustana Vermillion, S.D.
0 Jaylan White G 5’11 Jr. University of Mary St. Charles, Iowa
2 Carlos Anderson G 6’4 Sr. Minnesota State Alton, Ill.
25 Kevin Krieger G 6’6 Jr. Minnesota State Plainfield, ill.
21 Gabe King G 6’5 Jr. Northern State Irene, S.D.
10 Vance Janssen G 6’2 Sr. Wayne State Blair, Neb.

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